Deep-Fried Turkey Marinade

Deep-Fried Turkey Marinade

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"This is a great recipe a friend gave to my father two years ago. It is easy, and allows you to have more room in the oven for other holiday favorites. It is also the most tender turkey I've ever made. This rub is appropriate for a 12 to 14 pound turkey."

Ingredients

8 h servings 128 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1995 mg
  • 80%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix 3/4 Italian dressing, cayenne pepper, black pepper, Creole seasoning, and garlic powder. Rub over turkey, using remaining Italian dressing to fill cavity. Allow turkey to marinate 8 hours, or overnight, before deep-frying as desired.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I hate to sound like a broken record BUT this marinade is amazing. I did get to inject my turkey but (do to bad planning) we only got to marinate it for 3 hours (15# bird). It was still awesome...

I used this marinade for Thanksgiving. I was worried the outter crust would be too spicy for my kids. But the pepper mellows after deep frying. I will be using this on all my deep fried turkeys.

I have used the recipe for five years now and I love it. I fry two turkeys for thanksgiving and two for christmas and everyone loves it. I have other families that come over just to eat the turk...